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German Potato Salad

This is a nice and hot potato salad that doesn’t require a lot of ingredients or complicated preparation. In its regular form, it’s not vegetarian-friendly, but it can easily be modified if needed.


  • 4 pounds of red potatoes
  • 1 pound of bacon
  • 1 large yellow onion
  • 1 cup of white vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons of German mustard
  • 2 tablespoons of sugar
  • ½ cup of chopped parsley
  • black pepper


  • You should start by cooking the potatoes on high heat in a saucepan until the water reaches boiling point.
  • Season them with some salt and reduce the heat to medium. Continue cooking for another 10 minutes or so, until they are tender.
  • Drain the water and leave them to cool for around 10 to 15 minutes. Cut them into large pieces, and then return them to the pan to keep them warm.
  • Cook the sliced bacon in a skillet over medium heat for about 5 minutes, until it becomes browned.
  • Once it’s done, transfer to a plate, but keep the skillet over the heat.
  • Add the onion to the skillet and cook for around 3 to 5 minutes in the bacon grease until it becomes transparent but not browned.
  • Stir in one cup of water, mustard, sugar and white vinegar and keep cooking for another 5 to 7 minutes.
  • Add the potatoes back to the pan and toss them until they are completely coated in the dressing.
  • Add the parsley and the bacon.
  • Season it with salt, pepper and other spices you might favor.
  • Serve it while still warm.